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Kayaking the Hudson

At first, New York City might not appear to be a mecca for outdoor adventure, but city dwellers may be surprised to find just how many activities are just a quick subway ride away. In the midst of our urban jungle, waves,…

Red Hat on the River

The journey to get to these 10 waterfront restaurants in Westchester is as rewarding as the dining destinations themselves. This weekend, leave the noise, the familiar neighborhoods and crowded foodie nooks to feast your eyes on one of these…

Dobbs Ferry

A mere 40-minute commute from Grand Central on Metro North, this quaint town—named for Jeremiah Dobbs, a Swedish fisherman who started the Hudson’s first river ferry in 1698—makes for a sweet, low-key day trip from NYC. Once home to…

biking the finger lakes

Before the best bike tours increase in price or sell out, cyclists looking for an epic autumn adventure should sign up for one of these nine organized bike rides. Even if you’re not an avid cyclist, this guide offers…

fireside at bedford post inn

While New York City has certainly seen an infusion of grill-obsessed restaurants over the last few years, there’s really nothing like getting out of town and dining al fresco in, well, much fresher air. Travel 45 minutes north of…

Peekskill bloc party

You want views. Nature. Culture. History. Some good eats and a bit of shopping wouldn’t hurt, either. And you’d rather not travel more than an hour from the city. Some may call your getaway ambitions high maintenance. You call…

Buttermilk Inn and Spa

From Long Island to Westchester County, these five spa vacations in New York will bring you an invigorating day or weekend of pampering within the great Empire State. Catch the Metro-North or LIRR for your ticket to some eco-friendly…